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Zaluzianskya capensis 'Midnight Candy'

 
Zaluzianskya capensis 'Midnight Candy'

Common name night phlox
Family scrophulariaceae
Life cycle tender perennial (Z9-11)
Flowers white
Size 12"
Light sun
From seed germinate at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

Grown as an annual in temperate climates, this South African native is known for its fragrant flowers, which open up in the evening. This year marks our first attempt at growing it. It started blooming in July, on more upright, less bushy plants than I was hoping for. Probably not quite enough sun. I like the purple undersides of the petals.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from '07 trade. Baggy 70F (40%G, 8-14d)
  2. Same seed as above. Baggy 70F (35%G, 12-21d)


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